Franchising.com Guest Article: On The Lookout - OSHA Inspectors Are Targeting More Small Businesses

01/24/2012

For months, Republicans in Washington have been beating a steady drumbeat about the harm regulations have on businesses, the economy, and job creation.

While the rhetoric has been loud, it is clear regulators around the country, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), are not listening as they continue to fulfill their job descriptions.

The impact of regulations on businesses is constantly up for debate; but businesses - including franchisees - cannot ignore them for the health and safety of their employees and customers or the financial impact of a fine. In reviewing recent announcements and developments from OSHA, there appears to be an emphasis on the food and service industry oversight.

Excerpt from Franchising.com, Jan. 24, 2012. To view the full article, click here.

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